Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 6,996 are enrolled in schools that offer project management programs.
Lehigh University is the largest project management school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, Lehigh University graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in project management.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a project management degree in Bethlehem. In 2009 tuition at project management schools in Bethlehem was $38,630 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for project management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based project management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in project management, if you decide to work as a project manager in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,050 project managers in Pennsylvania, 890 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. Bethlehem's project manager workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for project managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a project manager in Bethlehem is $63,460 per year, which is lower than the average for project managers state-wide.